a community to call home

Anchor church is founded on a set of core values 


accepting - a home for all

reaching - A hope for all

growing - a path for all

excelling - a quest for all

giving - a spirit for all


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Our location

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology | 41 Berkeley St, Boston | 5:00pm

Our community worship gatherings are at the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, 41 Berkeley St, Boston. We have one worship gathering at 5:00pm. 

For directions, mass transit, and parking information, please click here

The Apostle Paul’s letter to the church at Ephesus has been called “a great rhapsody of the Christian salvation.” “This letter is pure music,” says John Mackay, “what we read is truth that sings.” Ephesus was a seaport city - a capital city buzzing with commerce and spirituality.  Sound familiar, Bostonians? The ancient letter still speaks today for those seeking renewal and consistency as they are moved to wonder and worship. We invite you to join us for this verse by verse journey through Ephesians beginning May 6.


Anchor is heading to Fenway Park on August 21! The 7:10pm game is against the Cleveland Indians. For ticket information, email There is limited ticket availability, so get your ticket(s) soon!

Annual Church Picnic and Baptism


Anchor’s annual picnic and water baptism have become a highlight each year for our community. As usual, we will provide fried chicken, drinks, plates and plasticware. You can help fill out the pot-luck by bringing a dessert or side dish that feeds 8. An addition, if you are interested following the example of Jesus in water baptism, we encourage you to register for the Baptism class, which will be offered July 22 and 29 at 4pm in the Breezeway. You may register here, or after our worship gatherings in the Lobby on July 8, and 15. You must attend the Baptism class to be baptized on August 12. Its going to be a great event and we hope you can make it out!


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On Vision Sunday 2018, Pastor Randal shared a new initiative with our community, The Discipleship Project. This project aligns with the mission of Anchor Boston, which is “to lead people toward exchanging misconceptions about God for truth, becoming worshippers of the Creator rather created things.” Discipleship and being a worshiper of the Creator are intertwined. For, to truly be a worshipper of God is requires every aspect of our life being wholly submitted to him; that Jesus Christ is the center, spirit, and glory of all that we are and all that we do. 

The Discipleship Project is intentional, to develop discipled leaders. The following are short-term intensive modules that are offered:

Module 1 - Pivot: focuses on establishing spiritual practices which will assist the participant in making a 180 degree pivot as a follower of Christ.

Module 2 - Know: a study in Systematic Theology covering such subjects as the existence of God, attributes of God, Trinitarian doctrine, the earliest creeds of the Church, the Incarnation, redemptive/covenant love, and Eschatology. (Pre-requisite is Pivot)

Module 3 - Defend: designed for those who desire to learn how to defend their faith by studying Judeo-Christian Apologetics.

Module 4 - Share: crafted to equip participants in personal evangelism by teaching the basics of how to live a contagious life as a follower of Jesus (Pre-requisite: Defend)

Module 5 - Lead: designed for followers of Christ interested in spiritual leadership in community. 

Module 6 - Alpha: focuses on the big questions of life in this exploration about the meaning of life. Ideal for people on the fence about the Christian faith.

Upcoming module schedules will be posted on our homepage.

An exciting part of our community at Anchor Church is our Anchor Crew community groups! Our crews provide a space for groups of like-minded individuals to interact with each other, with strong foundational theology, and with God, offering a safe place to explore life and faith. While attending, members of a crew can expect to build strong relationships, have life-giving spiritual discussion, and experience encouraging times of corporate prayer. Crews meet all over the city!

The summer crew session begins the week of June 10. Sign up here for more information.

Summer Crew Locations: 

Cambridge - Tuesdays 7:00 pm

Ryan Gregg

Back Bay - Wednesdays 7:00 pm

Shreya Varghese

Beacon Hill - Wednesdays 7:30 pm

Randal and Shelly Quackenbush

Malden - Thursdays 7:30 pm

Ryan and Lauren Seler

Southie - Thursdays 7:30 pm

Jeff Palmer


Our next First Wednesday prayer gathering is August 1 at 7pm. We will meet at BFIT and go on a one-hour prayer walk. Join us as we circle our neighborhood in prayer. Prayer changes things!

The Welcome Party! is for people who are new to Anchor Boston. Come hang out, eat some food, hear more about the church, and meet some new friends. The next Welcome Party! will be on August 28 in the Breezeway of the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, 41 Berkeley Street, Boston. RSVP here.